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Tesla Model 3 Missing bolt and underbody panel clips

Some owners have noticed loose or missing bolts in various locations on their brand new Tesla Model 3. This problem is widely reported, and the purpose of listing it here is to:

  • Help new owners have the service center check before they receive their vehicles
  • Help older owners check and tighten bolts before they fall out

Rear Wheel Wells

Inside some Model 3 rear wheel wells, clips holding the liner in place is missing.

Rear Bumper Cover

Underneath the rear of the car some owners are finding loose or missing bolts that are supposed to be holding on the bumper cover. Typically the middle bolt is the one missing, but some owners report the middle bolt missing and one or more of the other bolts are wiggling their way out.

References

Tesla Motors Club – What’s causing the composite to break apart

Updated on December 7, 2018

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